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baltimore bummer. >> the ravens are 5-1 on the year but will play the rest of the schedule without two of their biggest players. one of them is the face of the franchise. ray lewis and lardarius webb are sidelined with injuries. sheldon dutes has more on the crushing blow to fans. we began with gerry sandusky who joins us in the studio lot on how this affects the team. >> i would say in a word, significantly. they know they cannot replace ray lewis. they have to, but they know they cannot. they can replace the position, but not his leadership and knowledge. he tore his tricep muscle on his right arm. the same with lardarius webb, he tore a ligament in his neat. who picks up the leadership?
you cannot replace that. others will have expanded roles now. we will not see ray lewis the rest of the season. who can say whether or not we will ever see no. 52 in ravens uniform again? >> that is for him to speak on. i admire ray lewis. i have said that many times. i think everybody in this room does. everybody that knows him, feels that way about him. i look forward to seeing what he says about that. >> he leads in career tackles and for the 15th time in his 17 year career, he leads the ravens in tackles. no one in the nfl has more interceptions than lardarius webb of the past two seasons. filling the void they leave presents a colossal challenge for the ravens. " >> players around the league are offering their best wishes
to ray lewis. fellow linebacker lamar would lee says i hate hearing that because he is one of the nfl's will legends. the angelo wheldon expresses what many players in the nfl are thinking. he said, while i don't like getting hit by him, i am sorry to hear about ray lewis being out for the year. it is as iconic to the nfl as anyone in the game. iconic a surly help ray lewis is seen here in the baltimore area. >> ravens fans are now wondering if the last of the original ravens will ever play again. sheldon dutes been all evening with the ravens. he joins us live from m&t bank stadium. >> one fan described ray lewis
at the heart and soul of the defense. you can only imagine how disappointed fans are across the area. despite that initial shot from earlier this afternoon, they are still hopeful that the team will pull through the rest of the season. news of his injuries it sent shockwaves across the nfl and right here at home. >> it is right in the center of the action. that is where he will be missed. >> of was the early depressed. he has been the person that holds the team together. >> i was shocked. we lost them both in one game. >> dr. harrison talk with us about the possible road to recovery, based on different scenarios involving a tricep care. >> if you uptorn a piece of bone away from or torn tendon from the bone, that will typically have to be surgically
repaired, which will take you out for about six months. if it is a muscle tear, that is usually an inoperative treatment. >> we have a lot of key players, and i feel like they will step up their game and hopefully we can improve our defense a little bit. >> i am sure they will be able to find a new way. let's face it, ray lewis is 37. they have been thinking about his soon-to-be retirement. i am pretty sure they will work on a new way of working the defense. >> we would love to hear your reaction. go to our website or our facebook page and let us know what you think. sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> testimony resumes tomorrow in the trial of two prince george's county police officers accused of beating up college park's didn't. reginald baker in james harrison are charged with assault and misconduct in office.
they are accused in the videotaped beating of student john mckenna in march 2010. mckenna was celebrating the terrapins basketball win. jurors heard from nathan coal and got to see video he shot with his cellphone. >> i lost sleep over it. sicken me to see an innocent kid like that get beat with that amount of severity, to the point where there were pools of blood. >> mckenna told jurors he remembers getting hit with a police shield and being put in a paddy wagon. the trial is expected to last a week. we are following a developing story of a baltimore city, where police are investigating the shooting of a teenager. police said 15-year-old male was found suffering a gunshot wound to his leg just after 7:00 close to john hopkins hospital. investigators say the injury is not considered life-threatening.
there is no word on a motive or an arrest in this case. >> of commerce city police believe they have a break in the murder of a federal researcher. investigators revealed crime camera footage in the hope of singling out to young men who may be able to shed some light on the death of dr. peter marvit. kerry cavanaugh has the latest. >> tonight police showed surveillance that shows two young men in same area where dr. peter marvit was gunned down last month. they are hopeful it will help break the case. the surveillance photos to men's sprinting down chesterfield avenue on september 17. according to police, this was the only sign of life on the street as dr. peter marvit lay dying. >> we are calling them persons of interest right now. >> investigators believe the men could help unravel what happened to marvit, a federal researcher
who was shot as he came home from choir practice. >> they are identified as light skinned black males pop, possibly in their late teens. if you have any information about them, if they look familiar to you, please contact homicide detectives. >> walters city councilman bob scott represents the district and says the murder is feeling outrage among residents. >> he says his constituents are staging community patrols, but he admits that the murder may sour some on city living. >> things like this scare people off. it impact the tax base because it makes that never consider where they are living. >> police are considering at their that marvit was mistaken for a food delivery driver because he was carrying bags as he stepped out of his car. councilman scott is hoping this picture will encourage someone to identify these men to help fill in gaps.
>> no matter who it is, if it is your family member or friend, please step forward and do the right thing. >> police said the killers did not steal anything from him. the motive remains unclear. if you have any information, your asked to call metro crimestoppers. kerry cavanaugh, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the maryland registration deadline to vote in next month's election is tomorrow night at 9:00. you can print out the form and mail it in, or go to the board of election headquarters in person, but now you can also register online. >> >> we have seen over the last month or so an increase in voter registration. as time goes on, we will be able to get a number of those that registered online compared to walking in spirit >> early voting begins october 27 and runs through november 1. >> each county has the least one
location for early voting. there are five in baltimore city. if you choose to vote early, you can cast a ballot at any site within your jurisdiction. the two presidential candidates spent the day behind doris preparing for the high stakes second presidential debate. ohio senator rahm -- rob portman has played the president in the mock debates. political analyst share with a believe that voters need to see and hear in this crucial debate. >> the biggest thing is the increase in likability. romney is having a sally field moment. they finally like him. >> he cannot be aggressive with
people in town hall meetings. it is important for obama that he not sit back and disengage and demur to mitt romney. >> you can preview the debates and keep up with the race for the white house by using our new election 2012 smart phone app. you can see where the candidates stand on key issues. >> maryland voters will weigh in on seven statewide ballot questions that could change the picture of the state. the naacp met today to affirm its commitment to same-sex marriage and question 6 on the november ballot. as kai reed explains, local leaders a supporting the measure is another battle in the fight to protect the rights for everyone. >> we recognize civil marriage as a civil right. local naacp leaders met monday to put their official stamp of approval on question 6 and they
are encouraging maryland voters to head to the polls and do the same thing. >> in r patrick, you can drive at 16, boat at 18, a drink at 21, but you cannot marry if you are in a same gender loving relationship. >> they talk about same-sex marriage as a civil rights issue, not a religious one. >> as a christian pastor, i affirm the naacp's position that civil marriage is indeed a civil right. this really is not a religious issue. the wording of question 6 is very specific and extensive religious protection. all persons can honor their own personal convictions without imposing them on anyone else. >> the naacp's approval of same- sex marriage has the potential to carry a lot of weight among
african-americans ahead of the election. 52% still oppose same-sex marriage. the naacp will start a community radio tour of local stations tuesday with the hopes of reaching more voters. it will run through the month of october. >> this is really an appeal to the people of good conscience to say i agree that all citizens of the united states should be able to fully and completely participate in this great experiment called democracy. >> kai reed, wbal-tv 11 news. >> coming next, missing no more in the mountains. >> two veterinarians with maryland ties are found alive after a weekend long search for them. >> a television spot goes horribly wrong and a man was nearly killed. >> putting school safety in hands of student cell phones.
how does it brew such great coffee? well, inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >> many of the state's employers will see a significant cut in their employment insurance tax. some employers could see as much as a 55% cut. state leaders say the unemployment insurance trust fund is healthy enough to trigger the rate change. >> at the lowering of these rates, most employers in maryland will pay least $100 less in unemployment insurance taxes annually per worker.
>> officials hope owners will use their savings to expand businesses and increase hiring. >> police in anne arundel county are hoping a new smart phone app will help open the lines of communication between students and the officers that patrol their schools. after recent gun incidents that area schools, board is hope the technology will encourage students to provide helpful information before tragedies occur. >> we are finding over and over again that high school kids want to do the right thing, they just don't want you to know it. they don't want to be seen as coming down to the office and being a snitch. >> in addition to providing helpful phone numbers and links, students can now e-mail their school resource officer directly. >> great news and a follow-up to share with you on the search for
others missing maryland hikers in montana. after nearly three agonizing, cold days, they have been found alive. glacier national park officials posted on de facebook page that they were found today, and all capable of walking on their own, were brought out by chopper. they were originally from western maryland and were reported missing by their families friday night when they missed their return flights home to the east coast. sex a veteran a jumper in norway narrowly escaped death over the weekend. -- >> a veteran jumper in norway narrowly escaped death over the weekend. al-anbar collapse, sending him plunging over the age. he barely missed hitting a club face and managed to open his parachute on the way down. the father of five says after watching the video, he realized that if things had gone differently, his kids might not
have had a father. >> now your forecast with ava marie. could something else quite terrifying, a super sized pumpkin tips the scale at nearly 1,300 pounds. it weighs 1,279 pounds. earned armstrong top honors a local pumpkin weigh-off, his third in a row. here attribute his success to our work. it has been a great year for pumpkins because it was a very hot and dry in to the summer season. hopefully we will be seeing a lot of gigantic pumpkins out there. it was saying soggy day our cost baltimore. rainshowers still lingering across the eastern shore right now. ocean city got a good dose of
rain over the past hour but that is all clearing offshore. this is that the cold front continues to make its way of the east coast. there are just a few sprinkles left over in garrett county. over all this is a drying pattern as we see the cold front continue to move offshore. let's look at how much rain we did see across the area. we can see that most of the rain came in from the west to the east and in a southwesterly fashion. the shadings of blue show that we had about a half-inch of rain widespread across central maryland and down at the eastern shore. notice the green spots out there, that is the heavier rain. some places did see close to an inch of rain. your house met seen a little bit more rain. looking at the radar right now, we continue to see the rain push offshore. some strong storms along the outer banks of north carolina.
fortunately that is now all heading off to the east. high pressure will build and on the backside of this storm system. there is the potential to bring some more rain back into the area. looking at the temperature right now, 62 degrees downtown baltimore, 56 at b.w.i. thurgood marshall airport. we will be colder tonight, 53 downtown but 40's out in the suburbs. expect the rain to clear out and the skies will clear out as well, bringing some sunshine tomorrow. it will be cooler than what we saw today thanks to the high- pressure system building in. a lot of sunshine across the center part of the state. 53 for the high temperature in the mountains. that takes us into the seven-day forecast. 68 degrees as we go into
wednesday, still very sunny out there. a high of 70 on thursday and friday is the next chance for rain. we expect mostly dry conditions and high temperatures. >> today has the feeling of black monday for the ravens, with so many high-profile player injuries. john harbaugh also has his eye and the possible return of another pro bowl player. more on that, later in sports. has anght's jackpot estimated annuity of $850,000. your members it -- your numbers
and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... good thing for the state of maryland. >> for the first time since the reagan super bowl season back in 2000, the team has a 5-1 record, but nothing bill super for the ravens today. ray lewis has overcome injuries in the past, but at 37 years old, he has long outlasted the of the playing his 17th season. is torn triceps muscle will present him with questions only he can answer, like any return for an 18th season, or does he
want to leave the game on better terms than an injury? it could theoretically be back and pass if it wants to be in time for training camp next fall. lardarius webb faces the same challenge with his left leg injuries suffered yesterday. he has nine interceptions in the past two seasons. you could understand if john harbaugh felt awful today. instead, the coach directed his feelings toward the two injured starters today. >> i am disappointed for those guys. it doesn't matter how i or someone else feels about it. these are guys that put so much heart and soul into what they do. >> considerably better news
today for a defensive linemen heloti nata. the ravens will see how his knee responds to treatment this week and if he can practice before deciding on if or how much he will play this coming sunday on the road against houston. november is the target terrell suggs has had for his return after suffering an achilles' tendon repair. he has been on the physically unable to perform list. in theory, he could begin practicing with the team this week. the ravens plan to continue to take a cautious approach with his rehab. the time to consider that has started to get little closer. >> we have not decided that yet.
he would be eligible this week. you have a three-week window when you take them off the list. we will make that decision by wednesday. we will have to see how he is doing. >> michael phelps may not want to compete in the pull any longer but he still knows how to use it to help his family compete. he is turning some of his free time toward helping his sister britney improve our conditioning for the new york marathon. he has started his own foundation to promote conditioning and good health of around the country. if his sister does as well on land as he does in the water, and his family will be in the combination of surf and turf.
the new york marathon takes place in november. >> she has -- what a huge shoes to fill. >> you cannot replace certain players. you can replace the position, but if you expect to e. m. -- replace the impact ray lewis had both on and off the field, you cannot do it. the offense is going to have to play at a really high level. the old ravens way will not work anymore. anymore. >> that with us
as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage.
>> the rest of the week looks really nice, with maybe one exception. >> smooth sailing for the next couple of days. friday could be the exception. we expect temperatures in the 60's for the next couple of days. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--